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Troubleshooting: PHPMyAdmin Import 500 Error and Rackspace


Here’s a fun little issue that didn’t take a newer developer more than 2.5 hours to figure out! Let’s say you plan to migrate a site from another host to Rackspace Cloud Sites, so you grab the files from the ftp server and move them over to the new host. You then retrieve either an unzipped, zipped, or […]

Tips and Tricks: What We Pick Up Along The Way Part 1

June 28, 2016
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Developers on all sides of the coding table run into walls on a rather regular basis, particularly entry-level developers. We tend to frequently need help but because the workloads never cease, we have to very quickly learn how to handle our problems alone. Of course, that’s not to say that 100% of issues should be […]

Simplifying MySQL statements using PHP

June 22, 2016
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MySQL statements can be complicated, and writing them can sometimes be quite tedious. Today I want to talk about a simple technique to help improve readability and cut down modifications for MySQL statements in PHP, such as, INSERT and UPDATE. This method requires some knowledge of PHP and MySQL. We will be using an array of data […]

Getting Started With Angular2 Using Docker Compose

June 7, 2016
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  Update 2016/11/13: The git repository that goes along this article has been updated for the latest post-release version of Angular, which is 2.1.1.  The original article used 2.0.0-rc1, and that version can be found at the corresponding tag. AngularJS is a popular javascript framework that can help to mitigate complexity on the front-end of your […]

Become a Nerd! Basic Data Type Cheat Sheet

May 3, 2016
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A basic understanding of data types is essential in computer science and programming. You have to know what kind of data you are dealing with in order to know what to do with it! Below you will find a very basic breakdown of the different data types and what kind of data they represent. The […]